Jason Day may perhaps perhaps well no longer possess mounted a last spherical payment at the Pebble Beach Official-Am however the dilapidated world No.1 believes he has keep himself up to “play to 50”.
The Australian tied for seventh in the latest PGA Tour tournament, in the assist of winner Daniel Berger, for his equal greatest produce this season.
Four sub-70 rounds true through Pebble and Spyglass Hill, including a closing 69, had been a welcome return to create for Day after missed cuts at his past two tournaments.
Incredibly, it was an eighth top-10 of Day’s profession at Pebble Beach, though he’s but to grasp at the renowned California path.
Extra importantly for the 33-year-used than his ball striking and animated short sport is how his body is preserving up.
Injuries possess hampered Day’s profession and he’s engaged on modifications to his swing with his contemporary coach Chris Como to situation less stress on his tough assist.
Tweaks Day thinks will assist defend him concern free and prolong his follow it tour.
“I with out a doubt feel treasure I’ve form of keep myself a aim the keep I are attempting to play to 50 now as a result of I with out a doubt feel appropriate with my body,” Day acknowledged.
“I was hoping I was going to uncover to 35.
“The draw in which that I’ve been feeling lately, the draw in which that my body is feeling, the draw in which that I’m spirited, I’m spirited mighty higher, the stuff that I’m attempting to work on my swing is helping my assist out as properly.
“… I with out a doubt feel very obvious and I with out a doubt feel treasure issues are spirited in the delicate path for the first time in a prolonged time.
“I know that I’m 33 now and I’ve bought loads of years left as prolonged as I resolve on it in my head.”
While Day continues to chip away searching for a chief grasp on tour since may perhaps perhaps well 2018, Berger stormed to a two-shot victory with two eagles in a spherical of 7-beneath 65.
The American, with a total of 18-beneath-par 270, won for the 2d time for the reason that PGA Tour returned to golf from the COVID-19 pandemic last year and for the fourth time overall.
Maverick McNealy made five birdies on his closing eight holes for a 66 to produce 2d.
Overnight leader Jordan Spieth (70) tied for third at 15-beneath along with Patrick Cantlay (68).
It was Spieth’s 2d top-four produce in as many weeks, a sturdy sign that his sport is coming assist after a drought that dates to his 2017 British Open victory at Royal Birkdale.
Of Day’s fellow Australians to create the decrease at Pebble Beach, Cameron Davis was next greatest with a 68 lifting him to a half of 14th whereas Cameron Percy (70, tied-21st), Matt Jones (71, tied-34th) and John Senden (73, tied-39th) had their moments this week.